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MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and events in Asia Pacific including Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and more.

Potential Australia Encryption Law: How Will Technology Giants React?

Australia’s Assistance and Access Bill 2018 seeks to give investigators access to encrypted applications from Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Google and others. How will tech giants react to latest privacy debate?

BT Opens India Security Operations Center, Eyes Global Expansion

BT, the telecom giant and Top 100 MSSP, opens a security operations center (SOC) in India to detect, address & resolve global cyberattacks.

MoneyMaker Hits Russian Bank for $1 Million, Group-IB Traces Hackers’ Steps

Cyber robbers stole $1 million from Russia’s PIR Bank. The post-mortem forensics all point to MoneyMaker, the notorious hacking group, which has over the last two years to little fanfare heisted more than $10 million from global banks and whose identity remains unknown.

Hackers Steal 1.5 Million Personal Records from Singapore Healthcare Network

Hackers stole 1.5 million personal records from Singapore’s largest healthcare organization in what local media is calling the country’s worst cyberattack ever. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (pictured) was a victim.

$30 Billion Erased from Cryptocurrency Value in South Korean Exchange Heist

Cyber gangsters have stolen about 30 percent of the virtual currency of a below-the-radar South Korean exchange.

Proficio Extends MDR, Managed Security Services to Australia

Carlsbad, Calif.-based Proficio extends MSSP and MDR (managed detection and response) services to Melbourne, Australia. Overall revenue grows 29 consecutive quarters.

LogPoint SIEM Expands In US, Hires Cisco Sales Executive

Security information & event management (SIEM) solutions firm LogPoint of Denmark opens U.S. office. Cisco Systems veteran will drive U.S. sales and channel partnerships.

Privacy, Compliance or Breach Laws: Indifference Doesn’t Pay Off

Regulatory environments across the globe are changing to enforce data security, with a focus on data breach response. Here’s what to seek in a partner.

MSSP Tech Mahindra Partners with LookingGlass, Launches India SOC

Indian managed security services provider (MSSP) Tech Mahindra partners with LookingGlass Cyber Solutions & launches a security operations center (SOC).

Cryptocurrency Hacks: Coincheck Vows Repayments, Binance Offers Bounties

Coincheck vows to repay cryptocurrency heist victims, while Binance creates bounty fund for information leading to the arrest of the hackers who attempted to crack the platform.